Sir Salman

The entire British honours system is, of course, outdated and ridiculous. However, until the revolution comes it looks like we’re stuck with it. And whilst we’re stuck with it, it’s good to see it used it to reward people who stand up for democratic principles like free speech. Which is why I’m very happy to… Continue reading Sir Salman

Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie

Amazon link This is book six in my attempt to read fifty books in 2005. Rushdie is one of those authors who I really want to like. Many people think he is one of the most important writers of the late 20th century. Like many people, the first of his books that I attempted was… Continue reading Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie